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Dec 14th, 2018

In this issue:

Highlights of 2018

In our next issue of Aspectives, look forward to highlights of 2018. Based on clicks, we'll share the biggest hits!

CEO Report

Moving Forward in Uncertain Times

It’s been a challenging week for many within the employment services sector as they are learning the fate of their own employment future. I have been reassured by several of the new WorkBC contractors that they will be reaching out to you if they haven’t already. Being one who is uncomfortable when things are left up in the air, I empathize with your situation. There continues to be a need for career developers outside of the WorkBC contracts; check out our ever-growing list of job postings for new and exciting opportunities. It is my hope that those currently working within the sector will be able to stay here...continue reading


JWD Booklets in Arabic?

We've been approached by an Ontario refugee-serving organization to translate our Job Well Done booklets into Arabic. If we did, would you purchase them? Let us know.

Call Continues for ASPECT Board Nominations

Want to serve on the ASPECT Board of Directors? Now's your chance to apply.

We are looking for fill 5 positions on the Board of Directors in all regions of the province and in all service specializations.  Applicant information will be inserted into a matrix that we will compare with existing board members' skills and expertise to ensure that we have a diverse representation for all our members.  If you are a leader in your organization and you would like to help us chart ASPECT's future, please apply now.

2-Day RFP Workshop

Back and expanded by popular demand, our popular RFP Writing Workshop is on February 7 & 8 in Vancouver.  For info and registration. Please note the dates are corrected from last week's Aspectives.

Sector & Member News


Okanagan multi-community job fair seeks employers and sponsors
BC Local News, Dec 7th, 2018

Canada hits record low unemployment rate, B.C. bucks trend
BIV, Dec 7th, 2018

Cherryville business owner overcomes the odds – BC Local News
BC Local News, Dec 8th, 2018

Bringing Good News to Kootenay-area non-profit organizations
MEMBER IN THE NEWS! - Greater Trail Community Skills Centre
The Nelson Daily, Dec 11th, 2018

Cheap and abusive bosses need to adapt to a new B.C. economy
Aug 2018, Vancouver Sun

Project seeks nominations for great employers in Williams Lake
MEMBER IN THE NEWS! - Horton Ventures Inc.
Dec 13th, 2018, 

Do you have an ASPECT member news story you'd like us to highlight? Please email

Professional Development Opportunities

January 28-30, 2019
Shaw Centre, Ottawa
Click here for details

2018: The Labour Market Year in Review | 9:30am-3:30pm
  • Prince George, January 7
  • Surrey, January 8
  • Chilliwack, January 10
  • Vancouver, January 11
  • Kamloops, January 14
  • Kelowna, January 15
  • Courtenay, January 16
  • Nanaimo, January 17
  • Victoria, January 18

Two-Day RFP Workshop
February 7 & 8, 2019
Vancouver Public Library, 350 W Georgia Street 
Click here for details

BCCDA Conference 2019
May 23-24, 2019
SFU Downtown Campus, Vancouver
Call for Presenters & Call for Nominations on now
Click here for details

Canadian Association for Supported Employment Conference
June 11-13, 2019

Delta Hotels by Marriott Montreal
Click here for details 
Call for presenters on now - Deadline December 31

ASPECT Employer-Service Provider Summit
Pacific Gateway Hotel at Vancouver Airport - Richmond, BC
June 4 & 5, 2019
More details coming soon!

ASPECT Conference 2019
Sheraton Vancouver Airport Hotel - Richmond BC
November 4 & 5, 2019

Member Job Postings

If you are an ASPECT member, you may submit your job posting. Fill out the form here to submit your job posting. Not a member? Join us.

Senior Manager, WorkBC Programs
MOSAIC, Vancouver
Closes: December 21, 2018
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WorkBC Centre Manager
MOSAIC, Vancouver
Closes: December 21, 2018
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Multiple Opportunities across WorkBC Centres
MOSAIC, Vancouver
Closes: January 4, 2019
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Accounting Clerk - Part Time
Delta Community Living Society, Delta
Closes: December 31, 2018
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Executive Director
NexusBC Community Resource Centre Society, Vernon
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Job Developer
Neil Squire Society, Burnaby
Closes: ASAP
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Live-In Support Worker
Pacific Community Resources Society, Surrey
Closes: December 15, 2018
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Overnight Youth Support Worker
Pacific Community Resources Society, Vancouver
Closes: December 20, 2018
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Workplace Connections Mentoring Program Facilitator
MOSAIC, Vancouver
Closes: December 19, 2018
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ASPECT Health Benefits Program

The ASPECT Health Benefits program is available to ASPECT members and is delivered by our partner, Delta Pacific Benefits Brokers. With competitive rates and excellent coverage, it's worth looking into. 

This benefits program is now open to associate members of ASPECT with 3 or more people on the plan. Not a member of ASPECT, join us now!
For more information please contact Christopher Block directly:

Delta Pacific Benefit Brokers Ltd. 
300-6935 120th St. 
Delta BC, V4E2A8
604-590-0680 ext. 103
1-877-231-4899 ext. 103
ASPECTIVES is the newsletter of the Association of Service Providers for Employability and Career Training (ASPECT). It is distributed weekly to more than 2,600 contacts within the employment and community-based training sector. Attributed articles represent the opinions of the authors and not necessarily the opinions of ASPECT.

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